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Sir Jim Ratcliffe wants Facundo Pellistri to leave as Man United keen to sign £60m crystal palace forward



Sir Jim Ratcliffe wants Facundo Pellistri to leave as Man United keen to sign £60m crystal palace forward

United will also likely wave farewell to Facundo Pellistri, who is expected to sign for PSV Eindhoven on loan.

The Uruguay winger is the subject of an approach from PSV Eindhoven, according to Fabrizio Romano, who want to sign him on loan.

It’s claimed, however, that United want to offload the winger permanently and are trying to include an option to make the move permanent.

Pellistri has appeared 14 times this season, including three starts, but has failed to impress and will now be allowed to depart.

As well as PSV, United are also reportedly in receipt of an offer to sign the 22-year-old from LA Galaxy – and officials at the club are understood to have made it clear they want a final decision made on his future this weekend.

Either way, it seems the 18-times capped winger, who is yet to score for United in 24 appearances, does also not figure in their long-term plans.

The first player out the door, however, is young striker Joe Hugill, who has agreed to join League One side Burton Albion on loan for the rest of the season.

The Brewers are 17th in the League One table and they will hope the 20-year-old can score the goals needed to help them pull clear of the lower reaches of the table.

The striker looks set to make his debut in Monday’s local derby against Derby at Pride Park as new manager Martin Patterson looks to make an instant impact.

Manchester United ‘s hopes of making Michael Olise the first signing of the Jim Ratcliffe era won’t be straightforward, with former Manchester City boss Stuart Pearce claiming he could see the youngster at United’s neighbours.

Olise turned down interest from Chelsea over the summer, signing a new deal with Crystal Palace. Mirror Football understands that deal includes a release clause in the region of £60m, due to take effect at the end of the season, but the France under-21 star has already attracted plenty of attention since returning from injury in the autum

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